Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens finally got the monkey off their back by defeating the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field, 23-20. It was a typical Steelers/Ravens game, with hard hits (both Ryan Clark and Ray Lewis were fined by the league) and a tense finish. After Ben Roethlisberger put the Steelers ahead with a 25 yard pass to Mike Wallace, Flacco and the Ravens started their do-or-die drive at their own 8 yard line with 2:17 left in the game. Despite a couple of drops by his receivers, Flacco remained focused and continued to move the ball down the field. On 3rd down at the Pittsburgh 26, Flacco broke the Steelers’ fans hearts with a strike to Torrey Smith. The Ravens defeated the Steelers for the second time this season and took a stranglehold on the AFC North.

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